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1.1 - Geography of the United States

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  • Q1
    Which would be an appropriate way to divide a state into different regions?
    by alphabetizing the names of counties
    by identifying common seasonal weather patterns
    by measuring the lengths of major state highways
    by determining the median age of the state’s residents
  • Q2
    Which is the best example of a basin in the United States?
    Columbia River Gorge
    Appalachian Mountains
    Great Smoky Mountains
    Carlsbad Caverns
  • Q3
    A person born in Pennsylvania Dutch Country who moved to Los Angeles would notice which of the following changes?
    a greater evidence of rural and farming culture
    a wider diversity of ethnic groups
    a larger variety of native plants and animals
    a more varied climate throughout the year
  • Q4
    Which of these characteristics can be used to define a cultural region?
    native plants
    tree classifications
    population size
    popular foods
  • Q5
    Which of these human activities is most likely to transform a region's ecosystem?
    overnight tent camping
    clear-cutting forests
    recreational fishing
    domesticating animals
  • Q6
    Which of these characteristics would most likely be used to define a climate region?
    average summer temperatures
    variety of native plant species
    height of the tallest mountains
    proximity to saltwater seas
  • Q7
    Which of these is an example of a U.S. region defined by common landform characteristics?
    Boston metropolitan area
    the Rocky Mountain states
    the towns along Lake Erie
    Yosemite National Park
  • Q8
    Which of these ecosystem regions experiences all four seasonal climates?
    temperate rain forest
    deciduous forest
  • Q9
    Long-term weather patterns are used to divide the United States into
    cultural regions
    climate regions
    biome regions
    landform regions
  • Q10
    The Appalachian area is which type of region?

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